TOUGH MATCH: Grafton High’s Grace McDonald (left) and Tahnee Mason from Kylies in A-grade Women. PHOTO: SHANE SEDGER
TOUGH MATCH: Grafton High’s Grace McDonald (left) and Tahnee Mason from Kylies in A-grade Women. PHOTO: SHANE SEDGER Shane Sedger

Kylies power on home

KYLIES caused headaches for Grafton High Blues in more ways than one in Grafton Women's A-grade on Saturday night.

Justine Newman suffered a concussion late in the match and as a result will miss this Saturday's clash with Demons.

Grafton High had just wrestled a goal back through Grace McDonald to trail 3-1, but Newman's exit ended the resistance and Kylies piled on two late goals to run away 5-1 victors. Danielle Hollis was the star of the show for Kylies netting a hat trick.

"We have a relatively young team this year and their structure is improving," Grafton High manager Julie McIlveen said.

"They played really well last week to hold McAuley goalless for the first 50 minutes. But Kylies play very hard hockey and came on strong this week to score a couple of early goals."

McAuley kept its unbeaten start intact with a 4-2 win over Demons. Two goals to Ellynie Cameron and one each to Haylee Gough and Jodi Hale was enough to see off Demons, with goals to Aleisha Third and Kirralee Monkhouse.

McAuley's Rebecca Oseland still cited areas that required improvement.

"We're slowly starting to build," Oseland said. "The difficulty has been fielding our full team. On Saturday we started being able to build on what we've worked on at training."

McAuley faces fellow in-form side Kylies this week. The two sides drew 2-all at their first meeting.

"We always tend to have a good tussle,"



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